19 January at Bardhaman school

January 21, 2019

19 January at Bardhaman school

Today #DiginityMarch program was conducted at Bardhaman school. The cheif guest for the program included Gyanesh Kumar Rajdev, Ali Hussain. Salita ji, Mr.Kelash Pasvan. Join us, […]
January 21, 2019

18 January at Balasore, Odisha

#DignityMarch rally in Balasore, Odisha yesterday, inaugrated by Smt. Subasini Jena and Smt. Kuntala Kumari Pradhan. 7 rallies took place in support with various school and […]
January 21, 2019

17th January 2019 Balasore District

#MadhyaPradesh witnessed one of its most heart-wrenching cases when Pooja, a 16-year girl faced what nobody had ever imagined. Pooja, like any other day was home […]
January 21, 2019

16 January at Odisha

#DignityMarch was at Utkal University in Odisha, yesterday. Professor Navneeta Ratho, Ashif Shaikh, Uma Shankar Sahu, Sudha Verma and many more dignitaries, apprised young women of […]
January 21, 2019

15 January at Raipur

The conference in Raipur highlighted the importance of reporting all cases of sexual violence, be it big or small. It is because we choose to keep […]
January 21, 2019

14 jan 2019 Dignity march begins in Boinda

Last week ended with drawing inspiration & insights from Andhra Pradesh press conference of #DignityMarch that sent out a strong call for ending sexual violence against […]
January 21, 2019

13th jan 2019 at Darmshala Chhattisgarh

Today’s event of #DignityMarch was at Darmshala Chhattisgarh. The guest included K.K Thakur, F. A Nand, Rajindra Tanja, Jagjeet Mara, shikh samaj prasident, Manohar Sahu (Labour […]
January 21, 2019

12th jan

Member of Dignity March at Chief Minister house in Raipur. Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel welcome the Dignity March in Chhattisgarh state. He has assured to […]
January 7, 2019

A march for dignity, support

Kashibai from Lalitpur of Uttar Pradesh is mother of a sexual assault survivor. Her daughter, a school-going girl, was raped by her teacher. Threatened into silence, […]

Expected Outcomes:

  • 1. Create an environment to end victim shaming in 24 states and 200 districts.
  • 2. More than 50,000 survivors of rape and sexual abuse feel motivated and confident to continue their fight to claim justice, relief and rehabilitation.
  • 3. Create a network of support and solidarity between victims, families, stakeholders.
  • 4. Public initiatives for justice and rehabilitation for survivors.
  • 5. Reform for a comprehensive socio-medico-legal relief and rehabilitation of Survivors’ in the policies.

Key strategies:

  • 1. Building a National Network of Survivors, family members and other stakeholders across 200 districts and 24 states/UTs and 200 districts across the country.
  • 2. Triggering Dialogue with the Socio-Medico-Legal support system, to enhance their capacity to deal with issues of rape and sexual violence.
  • 3. Policy Engagement at local, state and national level for effective implementation of protocols, improved budget allocation and developing and monitoring the system towards a comprehensive approach to address sexual violence against women and children.
  • 4. Public Engagement by getting the attention of media to do comprehensive reportage of issues related to rape and sexual violence.

Activities:

  • 1. Meetings with the survivors, their families and the larger community: To trigger conversations around rape, sexual violence, child sexual abuse, commercial sexual exploitation of children and trafficking meetings will be conducted with the survivors, their families and the larger community in 200 districts across the country.
  • 2. State-level stakeholders meetings: 24 state-level meetings will be held with different stakeholders to sensitize them on issue of rape and sexual violence. These will culminate in a set of recommendations for better implementation and monitoring of law and policies.
  • 3. Awareness and sensitization programmes: To be held in different locations with students, lawyers and medical professionals highlighting the challenges and gaps they face daily and dealing with issue of rape and sexual violence.
  • 4. Survivors’ Convention at the State-level: Convention of survivors will be organised to discuss patterns in cases related to violence against women and children and to provide immediate legal assistance and guidance.
  • 5. Resource material: Distribution of resource material targeted at different stakeholders to help deal with issue of violence against women and children. The aim is to spread awareness and equip different stakeholders with updated protocols, guidelines, government policies, law and schemes, toll free helpline numbers and short videos and posters talking about their roles and responsibility in dealing with case of rape and sexual violence.